UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070 LSE: UPLL) (‘UPL’), a global leader in sustainable agriculture solutions, has announced a partnership with Biome Makers, a globally recognized agtech leader, to deepen understanding of the positive impact of UPL’s natural biosolution inputs on soil health.
UPL will use Biome Makers’ BeCrop Test technology in a series of global trials across multiple locations and cropping systems to gain further insights into its inputs’ modes of action. The data received from these trials will guide future product development and allow growers to make more informed decisions about their farming practices.
Drew Wolter, Technical Development Manager for UPL, said: “We are thrilled to partner with Biome Makers to conduct these trials as part of our OpenAg commitment to collaboration. Healthy soil is vital to the future of sustainable agriculture, garnering further insights into how our natural biosolution inputs can improve soil health will ensure we continue to empower farmers to grow more food, more sustainably.”
Adrián Ferrero, Biome Makers’ CEO, said: “Our mission at Biome Makers is to improve soil health and provide companies the tools they need to equip farmers with the right solutions. Input companies around the globe are using BeCrop Technology to understand the impact of their products on the soil microbiome. Partnering with UPL aligns with our mission, and we are excited to work together to advance the understanding of soil functionality.”
UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070, LSE: UPLL) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $6bn. We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg®, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. We are building a network that is reimagining sustainability, redefining the way an entire industry thinks and works – open to fresh ideas, innovation, and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable. As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 14,000 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services, please visit www.upl-ltd.com/us and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About Biome Makers
Founded in the Bay Area of California in 2015, Biome Makers is one of the foremost global AgTech leaders, setting the standard in soil health with BeCrop® technology. Built on industry leading AgTech expertise and driven by data and science, Biome Makers connect soil biology to agricultural decision-making to optimize farming practices and reverse the degradation of arable soils. With labs across the globe, customers on 4 continents, and 1M+ acres of land impacted, Biome Makers revitalizes soil functionality and agricultural sustainability worldwide. For more information, visit https://biomemakers.com/